Tips for choosing your hiking boots
It’s crucial to have proper footwear when going on an excursion. There are many different technologies, models and brands to choose from, but the most important is to make sure your shoes are appropriate for the activity. Desert terrain, rainy weather or a snow-covered mountain? Follow these tips to prepare accordingly and enjoy each step of your experience.
Adventures of a Patagonian rhea
An unexpected natural event occurred recently in the pampas surrounding Tierra Patagonia. Very close to the hotel, a family of Patagonian rheas (ñandús) came up against a tense moment, when a fox and a condor threatened to snatch their newborns away. The people who were able to observe this spectacle were humbled by the experience.
The Torres del Paine W Trek, Tierra style
The most popular route through the iconic National Park, the Torres del Paine W trek, requires preparation and good physical health. Tierra Patagonia offers a different way to experience this beautiful adventure, combining trekking, sailing, spa, massages and a profound respect for nature.
The 62nd Anniversary of the Torres del Paine National Park
On May 13th each year, we celebrate the birthday of this beautiful place in the extreme south of Chile. There are many reasons why this Biosphere Reserve is a dream destination for many nature and adventure lovers. Some even consider it to be the eighth wonder of the world for its impressive beauty.
Millions of people across the globe join together on April 22nd each year to celebrate this important day for the environment. For Tierra Hotels, it’s a very special date – after all, our name “Tierra” literally means “Earth” in Spanish. This day represents the spirit of what we do and the type of tourism we promote, respecting nature with concrete actions, alongside local communities.
11 Conservation targets in Torres del Paine National Park
In Chilean Patagonia there are some basic rules that we must comply with in order to protect its fragile ecosystem. The beautiful landscapes of the extreme Southern cone contain a rich biodiversity, important archeological sites, and an invaluable history which must all be protected by those who traverse its paths.
“The Torres del Paine Park has seen a recovery like never before”
Basilio Reinike, Head of Excursions at Tierra Patagonia, speaks with us about the different activities that can be done in this incredible part of Chile and some of the positive consequences that this forced pause has had in nature, due to the restrictions in the national park.
Patagonia Weather: What to wear for excursions
The unpredictable Patagonia weather means we must be well-prepared when we go out on excursions. During a hike it’s not unusual to experience sunshine, rain, wind and even snow. For this reason we are sharing some recommendations so that you can choose the proper clothing before starting your journey to the extreme south of the world.
Unforgettable Adventures in Patagonia
The Torres del Paine are the iconic highlight of this amazing destination at the extreme south of the world. But they’re not the only place of interest to explore and enjoy. Kineret Muñoz, Excursions Coordinator at Tierra Patagonia invites us to dream and discover more of the wonders of this remote and beautiful place in southern Chile.
10 Fun facts about the Patagonian Puma cat
It’s one of the most famous residents of the Torres del Paine National Park, and its presence is key to keeping the ecosystem in balance. Here are some of the characteristics of the largest cat in Chile.
The journey to the base of the three towers
Exploring the hills of the extreme south of Chile by foot, contemplating its one-of-a-kind, natural charm, is an unforgettable experience. The trek to the base of the Torres del Paine may seem to be an impossible feat, however, with the proper preparations, anyone can enjoy one of the most iconic wonders of Patagonia.
Tierra Patagonia, one of the best patagonia hotels, recognised by T+L World’s Best Awards.
We are proud to announce that Tierra Patagonia was ranked outstandingly on the survey completed by readers of this prestigious magazine.